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Pronunciation: /eviˈtare/

Translation of evitare in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 6 (risparmiare)evitare qualcosa a qualcuno
    to save somebody something
    evitare a qualcuno di fare
    to save somebody (from) doing
    per evitare loro dei fastidi
    to save them trouble
    volevo evitarti una spesa
    I wanted to spare you the expense
    questo mi eviterà di andarci, di telefonare loro
    it'll save me from going there, phoning them
    leggo, questo mi evita di pensare a lui
    I read, it keeps me from thinking about him

also: evitarsi verbo pronominale

  • 1 (a se stesso)-rsi di fare
    to save oneself from doing
  • 2 (reciprocamente)
    to avoid each other
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